paid internships

Business
Would it be easier to forget about doing internships and just hire somebody to do that job? Yes. It would also be cheaper. But if I hadn't gotten my first internship opportunity through The Fund for American Studies in 1996, I would not be where I am today. Without a doubt. So I'm paying it back.
College
There are a ton of internships out there, but when you grow up in a generation that eats, sleeps and breaths for the latest inklings and industries, the number of applicants is increasing all while the number of open positions is plateauing.
Business
Are you starting a summer internship soon? Hopefully, you've been accepted for one of the positions you applied for in your chosen field, and you're getting ready to shift your focus from academia to the business world because that's what getting practical experience in your chosen career field is all about.
Women
I leave the house with the computer in my backpack and move to a café, thinking that after all -- despite the difficulties and fears and insecurities -- my life as a 20-something is not too bad. The problem is, things don't usually go the way we hope. And to work in a café, at least for me, means that I can never find the concentration I need to write good enough.
Business
Based on Devon and Kayla's observations, and my own experience, I've created a list of five things that will make or break your resume:
Business
Every single day of a good internship makes a difference in your future. Your performance should improve as you learn the job and by the end, you should be a rock star if this is a job field you're meant to enter.
Business
At my startup, interns are invaluable. We are running on a skeleton crew and interns play an integral role in daily activities. Over the last year-and-a-half, I have hired interns from a variety of fields from marketing to analytics to web development. Below are my key takeaways for hiring interns.
College
I allowed myself to fall into the trap of thinking that an internship was much too important to turn down -- even if it cost me money and taught me very little.
College
There are lots of different ways to show your passion, and in the interview, you want to make sure that your enthusiasm shines through in as many ways as possible. Remember, you want them to want to hire you.
Business
While I can understand the concern about internships being an excuse to underpay recent grads, I think that's truly a misrepresentation, at least when it's a good internship program.
Videos
Huffington Post's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. As part of our ongoing series, we look at why millennials are stuck in internships, unable to secure a full-time, staff job.
Business
What exactly is an intern? Well, they're not an administrative superstar or an expert coffee fetcher. If the first thing that comes to mind is cheap or free labor, then it's time to send your definition back to the drawing board.
Business
Today, gaining the interest of the best and brightest potential intern candidates involves a lot more than simply offering a temporary opportunity to work for your company.
Business
Hiring a quality intern to meet the needs of your company can be a challenge. But you don't need to be a Fortune 500 company to do it right. Building a successful internship program will lay the foundation for recruiting, hiring and managing perfectly matched talent for your company.
College
My raging case of little brother syndrome has prompted me to a). possibly throw my life away via the insufferable millennial need to do something "cool," and b). have become an unlicensed cultural commentator. Here, some ways to #makeit as a person aspiring to "summer" in the Hamptons.
College
Here's a truly dumb idea: Let's reserve valuable internships for the wealthiest students alone, at a time when college costs continue to surge past middle-class family incomes and available aid. This is what a recent op-ed effectively recommends.
College
A concise, upbeat and professional message in the body of the email that expresses interest in the available internship goes a long way and gives you the opportunity to wow the employer with your clean writing before they even open your resume.
College
On top of these monthly wages many of these interns are also reaping the benefits of special perks including things like
College
Who says internships are nothing more than unpaid slave labor? Be warned, however. By applying at Amazon or Procter & Gamble
College
You waited for months and now the Joe Jr. Awards are finally here! The entries are in from some awesome college journalists